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HWY ARSENAL ST over WATER CHARLES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+42.36139, -71.14750
42°21'41" N, 71°08'51" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:HWY ARSENAL ST over WATER CHARLES RIVER
Structure number:B160154EFDOTNBI
Old structure number:MDC896007100 (from 1992 edition)
Location:CITY LINE WAT BOS
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Total length:203.1 ft. [61.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1925
Year reconstructed:1968
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Arch - Deck [11]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:29,100 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:91.6 tons [83.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.1 tons [38.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:60.7
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$6,808,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201560.7Fair-FairSatisfactoryFO29100
November 201358.3Fair-FairSatisfactoryFO40000
November 201158.3Fair-FairSatisfactoryFO40000
November 200958.3Fair-FairSatisfactoryFO40000
November 199977.4Fair-SatisfactoryGoodFO8900
November 199578.4Fair-SatisfactoryGood-13867
November 199378.5Fair-SatisfactoryGood-18500
November 199179.5Fair-SatisfactorySatisfactory-18500

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Archlinear ft.1554858490
Substructure
Masonry Pier Walllinear ft.78384000
Masonry Abutmentlinear ft.155758000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.544266240038